Earthquake Strikes Virginia

In August of 2011 an earthquake shook the nation's capitol, and became a newsworthy event; learners read this New York Times article to find out why. They read the piece then answer nine related comprehension questions. Two additional links are located on this page, one to a student opinion question which links to a blog and the second to a New York Times lesson on earthquakes. 

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7th - 10th
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